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  1. Oct 2016
    1. “That corpse you planted last year in your garden, “Has it begun to sprout? Will it bloom this year?

      these lines of dramatic dialogue insinuate many things, such as: death being serious and sad while at the same time being obscured and normal, the dialogue suggests several speakers, at least two and adds to the context of book 1. The last stanza opens with "unreal city" so to ask about a corpse planted in a garden is justifiable in regards to the current conditions

  2. Oct 2013
    1. Obscurity is also caused if, when you intend to insert a number of details, you do not first make your meaning clear; for instance, if you say, "I meant, after telling him this, that and the other thing, to set out," rather than something of this kind "I meant to set out after telling him; then this, that, and the other thing occurred."

      It is better to be concise and clear rather than long-winded and obscure.